Moderna’s releases

FDA releases data on Moderna’s COVID vaccine: It Seems good [Updated]

And then there were two — Data drop comes ahead of a potential Emergency Use Authorization on Thursday. John Timmer – Dec 15, 2020 10:10 pm UTC As the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine were administered yesterday, most of the US public began a potentially long waiting game, as the vaccine will be in…

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Uber defends sexual assault victims’ privacy, gets fined $59 million

Privacy rights — Victim rights group RAINN said Calif. request risks “re-traumatization of victims.” Timothy B. Lee – Dec 15, 2020 9:53 pm UTC The California Public Utility Commission has slapped Uber with a $59 million fine for refusing to hand over detailed records about more than 1,200 alleged sexual assaults involving Uber drivers in…

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Apple’s watchOS 7.2 is Outside, Provides Brand New health and fitness metrics

no, it can’t play crysis — Apple’s health-monitoring claims go far beyond those from typical fitness gear. Jim Salter – Dec 15, 2020 8:58 pm UTC Enlarge / Apple Watch series 6, launched this September, offers health and fitness monitoring in a dizzying array of styles. (It can also tell you the time, if you’re…

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IPhone mill employees say they haven’t been paid, cause millions in damages

I don’t think this plan to save money worked — Dramatic video shows employees smashing windows in response to pay disputes. Ron Amadeo – Dec 15, 2020 8:29 pm UTC Enlarge / The Wistron factory in Narsapura, India.Worker protests at an iPhone manufacturing plant in India have caused up to $7 million in damages, Reuters…

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National bio-defense lab completion date moved to October

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The completion date for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan has been moved to October of 2021, federal officials said. The biolab was originally…

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Osunniyi leads St. Bonaventure past Akron 81-74

CLEVELAND (AP) — Osun Osunniyi had a career-high 25 points as Saint Bonaventure topped Akron 81-74 on Tuesday.

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Gueye lifts Stony Brook over Point Park 83-39

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Juan Felix Rodriguez and Omar Habwe each scored 12 points as Stony Brook romped past Point Park 83-39 on Tuesday.

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Gloria Gaynor to perform at Times Square New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square will be a celebration of perseverance, honoring essential workers and featuring Gloria Gaynor singing her anthem, “I Will Survive,” organizers said Tuesday.

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Browns learn tough lesson in gut-wrenching loss to Ravens

CLEVELAND (AP) — On their way to likely ending the NFL’s current longest playoff drought, the Browns are learning lessons every week.

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Mariners bolster bullpen, get Montero in trade with Rangers

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners bolstered their bullpen on Tuesday by acquiring right-handed reliever Rafael Montero from the Texas Rangers.